Material Safety Data Sheet
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Section 1 Identification
Product Number:C2295 
Health:
Flammability
Reactivity
Hazard Rating:
LeastSlightModerateHighExtreme
01234
NA = Not Applicable NE = Not Established
Product Name:Potassium Chlorate  Reagent, A.C.S., Crystal
Trade/Chemical Synonyms 
Formula:KClO
RTECS:FO0350000 
C.A.SCAS# 3811-04-9
Section 2 Component Mixture
Sara 313ComponentCAS Number%DimExposure Limits:
Potassium Chlorate  CAS# 3811-04-9 100% W/W TXDS: unk-hmn LDLo:429mg/Kg,orl-rat LD:1870mg/Kg 
Section 3 Hazard Identification (Also see section 11)
Heat, shock, friction, or contact with other materials may cause fire or explosion. Harmful if swallowed. Avoid breathing vapor or dust. Use adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin or clothes. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep closed. 
Section 4 First Aid Measures
Heat, shock, friction, or contact with other materials may cause fire or explosion. Harmful if swallowed. Avoid breathing vapor or dust. Use adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin or clothes. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep closed.

FIRST AID: SKIN: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash exposed area with soap and water. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention

EYES: Wash eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, lifting lids occasionally. Seek Medical Aid. INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen

INGESTION: If swallowed, induce vomiting immediately after giving two glasses of water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconcious person.
Section 5 Fire Fighting Measures
Fire Extinguisher Type:Water Only
Fire/Explosion Hazards:Strong oxidizer. Contact with combustible materials may cause a fire.
Fire Fighting Procedure:Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and clothing.
Section 6 Accidental Release Measures
Evacuate area. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing. Eliminate all sources of ignition.
Section 7 Handling and Storage
Store in a cool dry well ventilated area. Keep away from heat and flame. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. 
Section 8 Exposure Controls & Personal Protection
Respiratory Protection:None required
Ventilation: Mechanical: Hand Protection:Gloves to prevent exposure
Local Exhaust: Eye Protection:Dust resistant goggles/face shield
Other Protective Equipment: Wear appropriate clothing to prevent skin exposure
Section 9 Physical and Chemical Properties
Melting Point:368 CSpecific Gravity2.32
Boiling Point:400 C Percent Volatile by Volume:N/A
Vapor Pressure:N/A Evaporation Rate:N/A
Vapor Density: N/A Evaporation Standard:
Solubility in Water: 7.1% Auto ignition Temperature: Not applicable
Appearance and Odor: colorless, odorless, lustrous crystals Lower Flamm. Limit in Air: Not applicable
Flash Point: N/A Upper Flamm. Limit in Air: Not applicable
Section 10 Stability and Reactivity Information
Stability: StableConditions to Avoid: Avoid contact with incompatible materials.
Materials to Avoid:
metals, organic compounds, acids.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Fumes of chlorine, oxides of potassium
Hazardous Polymerization:Will Not Occur
Condition to Avoid:None known
Section 11 Additional Information
Effects of overexposure. Acute and chronic:May cause irritation of eyes, skin. May damage respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts if ingested or inhaled. Ingestion may also cause nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. Conditions aggravated/target organs: NonePersons with pre-existing eye, skin or respiratory conditions may be more susceptible. 
DOT Classification: Potassium Chlorate, 5.1, UN1485, PG II
DOT regulations may change from time to time. Please consult the most recent version of the relevant regulations.
Revision No:0Date Entered: 9/1/2006 Approved by: WPF

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